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NHRA Insider: A Conversation With A Privateer Top Fuel Team Owner and The Man Who Can Drive Anything

We’re still cranking out content at the NHRA Insider audio factory and this one is a gem. The guests on the show are Jim Maroney and Brad Plourd. Maroney is a privateer top fuel racer who has...

This Drone Video Of Brenden Mills Awful Woostock Fire Is Stunning – A Very Close Call, Mills OK

If you are a racer and you can watch this video without thinking about your own safety equipment and habits, you are either doing all the right stuff or you are out to lunch. Brenden Mills is a hard...

Great Video: An In-Depth Discussion About Clutches and Torque Converters With McLeod and FTI Hosted By VMP

Soooo, a supercharger company hosting a clutch manufacturer and torque converter outfit on their weekly tuning show? Does this make any sense? Of course it does! It actually makes all the sense in...

Smooth And Stately: Experiencing A Toyota Century As The Businessman’s Brougham

Three years ago, while checking out some JDM imports at Roadtrip Motorcars in Kentucky, I got the chance to drive a Toyota Aristo…what you are probably more familiar with as a first-generation...

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More 5/21 Love: Let’s Talk About Multi-Thousand Horsepower 521ci Drag Racing Hemi Engines!

There is no more nasty day in the “displacement calendar” than this one. Why? 521ci is a widely used displacement for drag racing engines that run on methanol. We’re talking about...

The Threat and The Challenge: This 1970s Caterpillar Film Looks At A Changing Industry And Tries To Spur A Massive Company

This is a really interesting film because it’s an internal piece, highly produced, that clearly lays out the stakes for the Caterpillar company in a quickly evolving world more than 40 years...

Solid Bet: Beefing Up The Rear Suspension On An A-Body Pontiac For Gamblin’ Adventures

Okay, I’ll say it: I’m still amazed that Kevin is actually going through with the build of this 1968 Pontiac LeMans. The car was submerged…probably a few times. It sat abandoned...

A 521ci Big Block Ford For 5/21 – Watch This Blue Oval Thumper Hit The Dyno!

You thought we were done with “displacement days”?! You are wrong! There’s still some good stuff to talk about when it comes to engines and dates. As it turns out 5/21 is a great...

10 Tons Of Fun: Watching This Massive Screw Clamp Get Restored Is Good, Clean, Gearhead Fun

This is one of the most interesting restorations we have seen the Hand Tool Rescue channel on YouTube perform because it’s one of the most brutally simple devices he has ever had on a video....

Best Engineered Monster: Russ Collins’ Supercharged Twin Engine Top Fuel Motorcycle Is Amazing

There are a few machines in the drag racing world that cause people to stop, stare, and just say, “No way…”. The Sorcerer, ridden by Russ Collins and wrenched by Byron Hines is one...

American Made Video: Watch To See A Morooka Tracked Dump Truck Get Built From Scratch – This Rules!

For one reason or another we were feeling kind of down the other day and when that happens we go searching for fun stuff to watch to cheer us up. We also go poking around eBay. That’s where we...

The Grand Old Man Of Bonneville: This Video and Interview With Norm Thatcher Is Amazing!

The world was a different place back in the 1960s. For starters, the definition of “old” was far different than it  is today in 2020. Hell, we have guys who are 90 years old running top...

Watch The Mighty March 717 Roar Up The Hill At Goodwood – 537ci Of Injected Big Block Powered Slipper!

Watching classic Can-Am cars running at full throttle in modern times is probably one of our favorite things in the racing world. This video comes from Goodwood and we get to see the one and only...

The Skid Factory MR2’s Engine Parts Get Inspected, Cleaned And Cleaned Some More!

If you haven’t started breaking down an engine only to stop each and every item removed and wonder what caused your life to land at this point, you don’t know what “fun” can...

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